How to bypass android password, PIN, pattern or face lock

How to bypass android password, PIN, pattern or face lock

There will be times when you want to get into your friend’s phone and you’re not aware of the pattern, PIN or password, if it is face locked then your face anyway won’t get you in. So how do you sneak in? Android is a robust operating system, Google and OEM’s have strapped it with many security features which are hard to crack, however, there are still ways to bypass them – thanks to openness of open source Android, developers have gotten ways to get in and access the data. We’ve listed some proven methods which will let you bypass android password, PIN, pattern or even face lock.

Method 1 –  Bypass pattern password

  • Scan the below QR code and download the file onto an SD card using a PC


  • Insert the SD card into your phone
  • Now you want to reboot the phone into recovery mode
  • Now flash the zip
  • Reboot and you’re done

Method 2 – Use ADB through command prompt

  • Install ADB (Android Debug Bridge)


  • Connect phone to PC
  • Type following command in RUN > CMD prompt

adb shell

cd /data/data/

sqlite3 settings.db

update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock’;

update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently’;


Method 3 – Use ADB (file removal)

  • Install ADB
  • Type following command in RUN > CMD prompt

adb shellr m /data/system/gesture.key

Method 4 – Using app

screen pro

Screen Lock Bypass Pro ( can unlock an android phone without root access, it is priced US$ 4.2,  however, not all android devices are supported, you may want to check handset compatibility before buying into. You need to have access to Google account which is in the device, purchase and install the app from the web into your phone. When the app is installed, plug in a charger – then reboot the phone by removing the battery. On restarting the phone the bypass operation will start.



Method 5 – Android Device Manager (ADM)


Android device manager which comes pre-installed on many android phones, you need to sign into the Google account which has been used in the locked phone. With ADM you can assign a new password from the web itself, it will override the device password. You can also see the current phone location and ring it loud. Using ADM you can remotely wipe the phone as well; the data will be lost in this case.


Method 6 – Using ADB & Linux

You will need a linux distro or windows  Cygwin, usb cable and ADB installed. Then follow the steps below

  • Connect the locked phone to the PC
  • Open terminal
  • Type following commands in the sequence mentioned

adb devices

adb shell

cd data/system


rm *.key

  • Reboot the phone and you’re done

Good luck!


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